The official blog of the Illinois Supreme Court Commission on Professionalism discusses ways to foster professionalism and civility among lawyers and judges.
"Presents proven techniques for all forms of written communication, from email, letters and blogs to memoranda and brief. It sets forth three essential rules for powerful communication and shows how to apply those rules to develop a clean, confident and modern style of writing."
"Focuses on providing original content for readers in the areas of legal research, writing, and oral advocacy. As part of that mission, the blog also encourages readers to practice their writing by submitting posts on substantive areas of their choice. In addition to original content, A Prayer for Relief stays current on conversations in the blogosphere that may interest readers and provides links and short summaries (maybe a little commentary as well) to those stories."
Posts cover the blogger's thoughts on contract drafting and contract automation, critique other document assembly systems and otherwise explore language in legal contracts.
Posts focus on the intersection of emerging technologies, social media and marketing and their impact on the practice of law, research and writing.
Posts about legal writing and litigation strategies, news about legal conferences and the occasional academic job announcement.
"Provides news and views on matters of interest to the Brooklyn Law School community."
"Focuses on issues related to writing of appellate briefs and complex trial court briefs."
"The Cocky Law Blawg was established in 2006 by the Coleman Karesh Law Library at the University of South Carolina School of Law. The blawg is intended to keep all students, faculty, and staff aware of legal news, legal resources, library information, legal research and writing class information, and other research tips."
Posts related to how lawyers can market themselves through websites, blogs and social media.
Legal research services—Bloomberg BNA, LexisNexis, Westlaw—are a big part of this blog's beat. But O'Grady also takes close looks at new legal research platforms, interviews legal publishing leaders, and explores the evolving role of law librarians as the profession absorbs new technology and law firms rethink how they serve clients.
Posts offer tips on conducting electronic discovery, including data searches, management techniques and new technologies.
FOIA Advisor is a one-stop, online freedom of information resource for both experienced practitioners and new FOIA requesters. Visitors have free access to federal court decisions, reference material, how-to-guides, FOIA news, and a Q&A forum
This blawg covers newsworthy and noteworthy government documents at all levels of government, from local to international. Blawger and law librarian Kevin McClure hopes the blawg will provide useful research and information. He also aims to raise the profile of some valuable sources of government information.
"The source for legal industry news, market trends and Hildebrandt Institute events."
"The blog covers free and low-cost investigative and background research resources on the Internet that are available to anyone with a computer and an Internet connection. We also cover search engine search tips with a focus on Google and its features, functions and productivity tools."
Posts include tech tips, researching tips, reading recommendations and introductions to new technologies.
Posts cover legal issues related to privacy and social media as well as pointing readers toward law practice technology and where to access to primary and secondary source legal materials.
"A collection of musings from University of Kansas School of Law students and administrators on the law school experience, the legal job market and other topics. Contributors include current students, law librarians, and staff members in the offices of admissions and career services."
This blawg covers quirky legal news that might be of particular interest to law librarians and frequently reports on new articles from the Chronicle of Higher Education.
Posts include links to legal writing resources, offer editing tips and note court opinions in which the judges writing them had a little fun.
"An independent blog supporting law and humanities activities and scholarship, including the work of the Law & Humanities Institute."
The blog is a part of Onecle Inc., which purports to be a free online legal research provider supporting public access to cases and other resources.
Devoted to issues related to law libraries, including digital preservation and documentation. The blog covers general news and provides resources for practicing law librarians and those interested in legal research.
"News law students can use. Focuses on research sources and tips, law school happenings, law-related tibits, technology tips,and odds and ends from the blawgosphere."